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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 25, Virtual Item 04, Q926- Healing service

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms-0183_25.04


  • Digitized: Undated


Summary Note

In this undated faith healing service, Jones heals several people. As he does in other such services, he reveals details about the personal lives of those whom he is about to heal, to "build your faith," and to show "that only God can know the thoughts of your mind and know the intents of your heart." While he does say that their prayers are to the Father "in his Heaven" and that he works in the name of Jesus," there is ambivalence about who he means - Christ or himself - when he says, "I have come in the Godship degree for just such people as you." Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.

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Physical Description Note

Original audiocassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.

Publisher Note

Publisher: The Jonestown Institute

Repository Details

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